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Navy's Ricky Dobbs stands out

Originally Published: August 24, 2010
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

Leadership is a given at the United States Naval Academy, as much a part of life there as white uniforms and the Severn River. The culture and the curriculum instill leadership in every midshipman.

Having a sideline full of players who are taught teamwork and leadership doesn't compensate for the built-in strictures on recruiting -- the academics, the postgraduate service commitment -- but it makes life a lot more pleasurable for Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo.

Even in that crowd, ...

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